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MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Exploration in Color

Class Topic:

Exploration in Color


(Overview & big concepts)

Students understand how artists use color as a form of expression and to communicate an idea.

MFA Connections:

Ellsworth Kelly, Arthur Dove, Suzan Frecon, Stuart Davis, Cesar Paternosto

Art-making activity:

Mixed media collage

Follow-up activity:

Identify primary and secondary colors of fruits and vegetables at the produce department of the grocery store




Created By

Sarah Arcotta